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2019 ARCHIVE

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08/2019 Championing forward-thinking innovators: Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!
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07/2019 Congratulations NSERC Project Grant Recipient: Dr. Glen Tibbits is a recipient of a 2019 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant for the project “Regulation of contractility in the zebrafish heart”.
07/2019 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research awards 2019 Congratulations to Dr. William Hsiao and Dr. Andrew Roth on their 2019 MSFHR Scholar Awards!
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07/2019 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Amy Nguyen [TITLE: ANALYTICAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE DETECTION OF AMYLOID-B PEPTIDES IN CEREBROSPINAL FLUID BY MASS SPECTROMETRY]
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07/2019 Energizing the immune system: Q&A with new investigator Dr. Ramon Klein Geltink. We discuss his pioneering work showing that the way immune cells derive their energy can determine how they function and how this knowledge could be used to develop new therapies.
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07/2019 Research calls for better diagnostics and interventions for non-HPV vulvar cancer: Dr. Blake Gilks is a professor and consultant pathologist in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at VGH and UBC. Dr. Lien Hoang is an anatomical pathologist at VGH and a clinical instructor at UBC.
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07/2019 Leadership Update: Dr. Bruce Verchere appointed Director, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. Dr. Verchere is a highly accomplished researcher and Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Surgery. He is a prominent member of both the UBC and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) communities.
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07/2019 Congratulations CIHR Project Grant Recipients: Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere – Childhood Diseases – Project: “Islet macrophages: regulators of beta cell function in health and diabetes.” $952,426 / 5 years & to Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren, BCCHR Co-investigator | Project: “Folic acid supplementation in children with sickle cell disease: A double-blind randomized crossover trial.” $180,000 / 3 years on their awarded funding.
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07/2019 Dr. Martin Trotter: Congratulations to Dr. Trotter, Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).
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07/2019 Congratulations to Dr. Hélène Côté on her promotion to full professor.
07/2019 Dr. Michael Nimmo: Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient.
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06/2019 Dr. Cheryl Wellington (right) with graduate student Jasmine Gill (left) New research from Dr. Cheryl Wellington finds potential biomarker for pediatric traumatic brain injury.
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06/2019 VCH Research: Join members of the research community and hear from health care leaders about collaboration, innovation and the future of research at VCH. Speakers: Dr. Rachael Ritchie, Dr. David Granville and Dr. Deepak Kaura
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06/2019 Dr. Bruce McManus: We are proud to announce that Dr. McManus was appointed to the Order of British Columbia! Congratulations!
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05/2019 Arts Gala Pathology Event UBC Pathology Student Association (PaSA) would like to invite faculties, students, families, and friends to join this year's Arts Gala on Wednesday, May 8th, 5:30pm - 9:00pm, UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre (MSAC).
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05/2019 Dr. David Granville: Dr. Granville is the new associate director of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
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04/2019 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Abhinav Ajaykumar [TITLE: DYNAMICS OF TELOMERE LENGTH AND MITOCHONDRIAL HEALTH IN RELATION TO COMBINATION ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY (CART) EXPOSURE: A COHORT STUDY OF HIV/CART-EXPOSED UNINFECTED CHILDREN AND CELL CULTURE INVESTIGATION]
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04/2019 Dr. Muhammad Morshed Congratulations to Dr. Morshed, for receiving the Distinguished Microbiologist Award 2019 from the Canadian College of Microbiologists. In recognition of his outstanding professional contributions to the field of Microbiology in the areas of research, teaching and leadership in furthering microbiology at the national and international levels.
03/2019 Vancouver Sun: March 19, 2019 Dr. John Maguire, at VGH, led a study about the complications of certain medical procedures.
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02/2019 As Head of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Royal Columbian Hospital, Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan is part of a team that is central to the care of patients. The lab plays a major role in over 80-percent of medical diagnoses, providing answers to questions that cannot be answered by speaking with the patient or from basic physical exams or radiographic images.
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02/2019 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Charles Soong [TITLE: SIGNATURES OF GENOMIC INSTABILITY AND DNA REPAIR DEFECTS AS DETERMINANTS FOR TUMOUR CLONAL DYNAMICS AND SENSITIVITY TO G-QUADRUPLEX STABILIZERS]
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01/2019 Dr. Blake Gilks is the recipient of the 2019 Honorary Medical Alumni Award. The Honorary Medical Alumni Award recognizes a member of the UBC Faculty of Medicine Community who has made a significant contribution as a committed clinician, teacher, mentor or administrator; thereby advancing the goals of the Faculty of Medicine.
01/2019 Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: Protein switch identified in connection with disability progression in MS
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